Say what you want – and make it count
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Say what you want – and make it count

Mandy Day-Calder Freelance writer and life/health coach

Good communication is crucial for effective care. The first of a three-part series looks at how to be more assertive

Regardless of what field of nursing you are in, how you communicate is an integral part of the care patients receive. If you reflect on any treatment plan, you will discover layers of communication – between GP, nurse, patient, carers, relatives, emergency staff, ward staff and community teams.

Nursing Standard. 32, 23, 37-38. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.23.37.s30

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